FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Awards invite

Fitness Tours Through Ireland

by Angelique Platas

Apr 29, 2018

Dejavu Designs | Dreamstime.com

Destinations / Europe

Trekking through the varied terrain of Ireland’s wild west, rolling hills, cliff-covered beaches and busy city streets has always been a workout, but now it’s a good excuse to book a Vagabond Tour through the Emerald Isle. Whether your family is kick-starting a new fitness routine or just trying to stay on track while on vacation, Vagabond’s Adventure and Driftwood Tour offers plenty opportunity to do both.


Inspired by seeing so many tourists venture through Ireland wearing FitBits or fitness trackers, the new tours were specifically designed with health and wellness in mind. Beginning with the Vagabond Adventure, guests hike over ancient ruins; visit the Rock of Cashel, Skelligs Islands; kayak in the cove on Beara peninsula; bike; and even surf —just to name a few. Priced at €1,619 (or $1,971) per person, the seven-day trip includes transportation by Land Rover, expert-designed itineraries, incredible sightseeing, comfortable accommodations and an array of adventure activities.


Way to the Skelligs

© Michel Dreher | Dreamstime.com


While ideal for really any fitness level, be sure to bring your walking shoes. If the kids can hike or walk on uneven terrain for two hours or more, they should have no problem on this tour.


Take a walk on the relaxing side with the Driftwood Tour. If hiking isn’t really your family’s thing and you had more of a light walk in mind, the Driftwood Tour, a seven-day excursion, is perfect. Also known as the Treasure Ireland Tour, this trip boasts easy walking trails, comfortable coach transportation and plenty of sightseeing, free time in town and natural beauty.


Meet the locals at the English Market in Cork, visit the beaches of Dingle Peninsula, dolphin watch on Dingle Bay and pay a visit to Connemara, showcasing a beautiful, rustic landscape. Priced at €1,699, ($1,978) this tour include six-night accommodations and transportation.


Both tours include visits to the Cliffs of Moher — as it is a must-see while in Ireland — and each tour has a bit of a personal feel, as they are always smaller groups. Your family won’t feel overwhelmed in the crowd.


Feel free to check out additional activities and add-on excursions on the website, as Vagabond offers a wide variety of treks, tours and adventure opportunities for tourists and families.


Insta Feed
Jun 8, 2021

Tailgating Must-Haves

A summer favorite for sports enthusiasts is tailgating before the big game. Whether it be baseball, soccer or football, bringing the right items for an awesome day can be hard, and it’s important not to overpack. These are the things you want to make a priority on your tailgate list.

Jun 7, 2021

Dunton River Camp Debuts 2021 Summer Season

Dunton River Camp officially reopened for the 2021 season. Located four miles from its sister property, Dunton Hot Springs, the camp consists of eight luxury tents along the Dolores River in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. The luxury tented camp offers guests curated experiences for the 2021 summer season.

Jun 2, 2021

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Not sure what to give dad this Father’s Day? No worries — we have you covered. These products are sure to give any father that special smile on his special day.

Travel Tips
May 31, 2021

Family Road Trips with Hertz

Although travel is on the rise, some people may still not feel comfortable getting on an airplane and being in a small space, so they are hitting the road! Rental car company Hertz recently surveyed more than 1,500 Americans to determine how and when they plan to embark on their next vacation.

May 28, 2021

Best Channels on Apple Podcasts Subscriptions for Family Travel

Apple Podcasts Subscriptions launched this month as a global marketplace for listeners to discover premium subscriptions alongside millions of free shows on Apple Podcasts. The new subscription is perfectly timed for families planning summer vacations. And whether your family trips will take place by air, land or sea, kids will be looking for something to do as they await arrival to their vacation destination.

Adult Children
May 27, 2021

Bring Dad to Norfolk for Beer This Father’s Day

Father’s Day and breweries go hand in hand. Pack up the car and head out for a road trip, brewery-laden weekend getaway in Norfolk, Virginia, especially in the walkable Chelsea neighborhood.